SOUTHERN KINGS NAME VODACOM SUPER RUGBY SQUAD TO TOUR AUSTRALIA
Southern Kings head coach, Deon Davids, has named his 27-man squad that will embark on a three-week Vodacom Super Rugby tour of Australia.
The Southern Kings, who have a bye this week, will depart for Australia on Saturday.
The tour to Australia includes Vodacom Super Rugby matches against Western Force (Sunday, April 9), Queensland Reds (Saturday, April 15) and the Waratahs (Friday, April 21).
The Southern Kings will then return to Nelson Mandela Bay where they will take on the Melbourne Rebels at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday, April 29.
The team, which is enjoying a break this week, will gather again on Friday ahead of their departure Down Under on Saturday.
The Southern Kings touring squad to Australia is:
PROPS: Chris Heiberg, Schalk van der Merwe, Dayan van der Westhuizen, Justin Forwood and Ross Geldenhuys
HOOKERS: Kurt Haupt, Martin Bezuidenhout and Michael Willemse
LOCKS: Irne Herbst, Mzwanele Zito and Wilhelm van der Sluys
LOOSE-FORWARDS: Andisa Ntsila, Chris Cloete and Ruaan Lerm
UTILITY FORWARD: Tyler Paul
SCRUMHALVES: Johan Steyn, Louis Schreuder and Rick Schroeder
FLYHALVES: Lionel Cronje and Pieter-Steyn de Wet
WINGERS: Makazole Mapimpi and Yaw Penxe
CENTRES: Berton Klaasen and Waylon Murray
FULLBACK: Malcolm Jaer
UTILITY BACKS: Luzuko Vulindlu and Masixole Banda